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chance for light precipitation will be with only one day left before the republican caucus...the majority of candidates are coming to nevada for a last minute push. in the south courting the crucial african- american vote. here's abc's kenneth moton with more on the race for the white house. nat hillary clinton we just won nevada it's the democrats turn in the deep south while the republicans are now out west in nevada for tomorrow's caucuses. sot donald trump 16:35:35 we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! this morning, donald trump is still riding high after his big weekend win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates, winning evangelical voters. sot trump "you know, i didn't know i was going to win by that much. and we won by a lot./// that was sort of record-setting stuff." the gop pack is down to 5 contenders...jeb bush out.
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it out to become the trump alternative. sot ted cruz 17:48:26 donald trump has demonstrated that he has a relatively high floor of support but he's also got i think a ceiling. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she's already focused on the super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend. sot clinton "some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other" it was also another big rally for bernie sanders in greenville, south carolina. he got some celebrity help from actor danny glover. sanders is working to court the black vote...which lead to an awkward, luke warm reception at this predominantly african american church. tomorrow night, sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. the republicans are spending today rallying in nevada where the latest poll has trump leading by 26 points. kenneth moton, abc news washington as kenneth mentioned... several of the g-o-p
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making appearances today in the silver state ahead of tomorrow's caucuses. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live from virginia city where supporters will have a chance to hear from dr. ben carson. good morning dave and amanda... this will be an interesting couple of days as these candidates make their final arguments for why they deserve to win nevada..... especially after governor jeb bush's decision to drop out of the race... his supporters are shopping around... yesterday... carson made a last minute visit to nevada....his appearance today was schedule but even with the short notice about 350 people showed up..... some telling our own catherine van they were looking for that new candidate to support. carson behind in the polls and coming in last in south carolina's
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lot of ground to make up. however speaking to the crowd yesterday at the atlantis... he seemed to have an air of confidence... saying people shouldn't assume trump will be the nominee.... and he told the crowd... that voters should pay closer attention to policies... ben: people of america would awaken, they would recognized they would they were being manipulated and controlled and they will rise up and gain control of america and i say now is the time. the soft spoken carson does have his supporters.. they say they like that he hasn't gotten caught up in the mudslinging. carson and some of his supporters also have been comparing him to teddy rossevelt.. saying carson carries the big stick to help america win
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9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. pt "we the people" town hall piper's opera house 12 b street virginia city, nv 89440 interesting fact... i believe this will be the first presidential canditate to visit virginia ciy since ulysses s. grant in the 1870s. ted cruz is holding a rally this afternoon in elko. after that he'll be at the boys and girls club in reno for a rally at 7 tonight. cruz also has rallies planned in fernley, minden and carson city tomorrow. and marco rubio will be in elko for a rally this morning before heading to reno for a rally at the peppermill. that event begins at 12:30. he then heads to minden for another rally this afternoon. and finally, donald trump will speak at a rally tomorrow at the nugget casino resort. doors open at 10 in the morning. for more information about these campaign events and for up to date caucus coverage... just head to kolo tv dot
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and as rebecca mentioned earlier... after a disappointing 4th place finish in saturday's south carolina g-o-p primary...jeb bush has ended his presidential campaign. bush started the 2016 race the odds-on favorite, with a huge campaign coffer from big-money donors. but he was unable to recover once donald trump started blasting him with personal insults, repeatedly calling him quote "dumb as a rock" and "low energy." nevada senator dean heller is endorsing marco rubio now that jeb bush had dropped out of the race. senator heller says he's convinced rubio can unite conservatives to beat the democrats in the general election. other bush supporters announced that they would also switch to rubio's team including representative mark amodei and assembly majority leader paul anderson. our community is mourning the loss of nevada senator debbie smith. she passed away yesterday at the age of 60. she began treatment for a malignant brain tumor a year ago. she was was first
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assembly in 2000 and won 2012. governor brian on all state buildings to be lowered to half staff in her honor. meantime politicians from across the state over her passing. schieve released a statement saying in with my fellow reno extend our sympathy to debbie's family and friends during this difficult time. she will be missed." and sparks mayor geno martini said in part quote " she was so brave and strong as she battled her illness publicly. senator smith is a great nevadan who will be missed but will never be forgotten." the search is on for the driver who police say was initially involved in a deadly pedestrian accident in northwest reno. 31 year old shilo auble was hit and killed saturday night just before 7. investigators say it started when two cars were drag racing. that's when auble got out of his car and started running after the other car. police say that's when
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third--unrelated-- car. the driver of the car involved in the initial incident took off before police arrived. it's described as a small, dark colored passenger car. if you have any information about this accident, call secret witness at 322-4900. ## the "egg roll king" in sparks will be closed until futher notice after a fire broke out at the business yesterday morning. the restaurant was closed at the time, so firefighters had to force their way inside. firefighters say the fire was in the kitchen cooking hood. no word yet on how it started. an update now on the missing douglas county woman. carolyn batchelor has not been seen since last monday. california highway patrol found her s-u-v in the area of "inspiration point" overlooking emerald bay. search and rescue crews from eldorado county and douglas county are now
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but the recent snow and steep terrain is making the search difficult. shooting... this time in kalamazoo, michigan... now investigators are trying to figure out a motive for the killings. and today crews will be breaking apart a boulder at lake tahoe... and it'll be a big job problems. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast"
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problems in the glenbrook area of lake tahoe. check it out... the boulder rolled onto westbound u.s. 50 saturday night. it's estimated to be 9 feet wide and 6 feet tall. n-dot plans on breaking the boulder apart today. until the boulder is removed, one lane of westbound u-s 50 will remain closed. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near
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jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. && .short term... a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving off into the eastern half of nevada and taking most of the mid and high clouds with it. the infrared satellite presentation
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with the disturbance with a 120+ kt jet nose working into southeast california and southern nevada. however, the lower levels started dry and the forcing moved through quickly so no more than a few sprinkles or a very brief period of light valley rain/higher elevation snow was likely. today through
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over northeast california and western nevada for dry conditions with mainly sunny skies through at least tuesday afternoon. at the surface, high pressure will build into the . . . well i'm totally screwed... literally. i have a screw in my jaw now for an implant. ouch! hoverboards still making headlines... and gas prices still dropping... here's america's money... good morning. topping good morning. topping "america's money" -- gas prices. heading lower again. >> the national average is now $1.71 a gallon, almost 15 cents less than a month ago. >> we're not likely to see any
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future because crude oil prices have stabilized. retailers across the country are pulling hoverboards from their shelves after the government declared that no hoverboard is certified as safe. >> the hot-selling gift has been at the source of more than 50 fires in 24 states. the feds want the industry to follow requirements set earlier this month. we'll investigate later on "good morning america." and marvel's "deadpool" is still on top at the box office. >> it's actually on track to become one of the most successful r-rated movies ever, after taking in $55 million over
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>> "kung fu panda 3" was second. choose the one new revlon ultimate-all-in-one. our revolutionary mascara delivers 5 lash-transforming benefits. volume, length, definition, lift, and intense color. choose love new revlon ultimate-all-in-one mascara. another tragic story out of michigan where police say a family of 6 was found dead inside their home... they believe from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. a relative found the 2 children and 4 adults yesterday afternoon in their bedrooms in fenton township near the town of flint.
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in the basement likely due to a power outage friday night. the incident reamains under investigation. lots of accidents on chair lifts across the country lately... things for skiiers to keep in mind to keep you safe on the hill... and kids learning to ski at sky tavern has been a longtime tradition... and
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we're learning more about saturday's horrific shooting spree in michigan that left 6 people dead and 2 others hospitalized. the suspect is due in court today to face murder charges. as reid binion reports... the incident has many people asking "why." "these were very deliberate killings." prosecutor jeff getting, describing the calm manner in which he says uber driver jason brian dalton carried out saturday night's shooting spree. "this wasn't hurried in any way, shape or form. they're on video. we've watched the video with law enforcement." dalton's alleged rampage played over the course of nearly seven hours... ...starting at an apartment complex late saturday afternoon....
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the parking lot. the victim is hospitalized, and expected to survive... ....her neighbors described the horrifying attack. "he was here to kill." more than four hours later, another attack - a father and his teenage son shot and killed at a car dealership. just minutes after that, police say dalton opened fire on five people in a restaurant parking lot, killing four and injuring another. he was finally arrested just after 12:30 am sunday morning. a passenger who rode with dalton before the rampage described troubling behavior. "we got maybe a mile from my house, got a telephone call, after that call he started driving erratically. we were kind of driving through medians, driving through the lawn. once he came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away." perhaps even more bizarre, a source with knowledge of the investigation says dalton picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings. investigators think he was looking for even more fares after the final attack. i'm reid binion, reporting. -----end-----cnn.script----- --tag-- uber confirmed to cnn that dalton, 45, was an high pressure will strengthen over the
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nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near average tuesday, then jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving off into the eastern half of nevada and taking most of the mid and high clouds with it. the infrared satellite presentation is/was decent forcing- wise with the disturbance with a 120+ kt jet nose working into southeast california and southern nevada. however, the lower levels started dry and the forcing moved through quickly so no more than a few sprinkles or a very the sky tavern junior ski and snowboard program is having a big year... and they're looking to expand their facilities. they're hoping to install
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square foot dome for the "sky kids" program. that's the program for three-to-six years olds. more than 170 sky kids are participating in the program this year. it's the most kids they've seen in several years and their current space is too small. "we hope to have it done by the summer, have another great season next year and get more kids in. every year we get bigger and every year we're changing things around, making it better for the kids, for the parents, for everyone that comes up, and to have a great time." if you are interested in helping out with this project just go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics.
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like any thrilling sport skiing can take a dangerous turn at any moment. sometimes before a skiier even hits the slopes. as abc's clayton sandell shows us ... there are ways to stay safe as you make your way up the mountain. for more than 6 terrifying minutes, , this 11 year old boy dangles from a chair lift with the safety bar up, he had dropped a ski pole and slid out trying to catch it. then... that dramatic moment, volunteer rescuers holding out a tarp and urging him to let go?.he wasnot hurt. although chairlfit accidents are rare, a reminder this busy spring break season about how to stay safe sot michael russo safety manager, copper mtn. resort if you think you are gonna drop something like a pole or a glove, it's best just to let that item drop, and then somebody can go back around and pick it up for you. but sometimes there are mechanical technical failures? like yesterday in west virginia... 25 people fell when the lift derailed, dropping 30 feet... 100
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using harnesses to get them down sot lyons davidson: "when it hit the ground, everybody that didn't have their safety bar down got ejected out." 2 needed extra medical attention for minor injuries... the timberline four seasons resort saying in a statement: "all lifts undergo thorough and rigorous inspection and are in compliance with safety standards" clayton sandell abc news denver. for the first time...bill cosby's wife... camille will speak in court. when she is expected to give an emotional deposition. plus... why a firearms manufacturer is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the sandy hook shootings. you're watching kolo 8 news now. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno."
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it's monday, february 22nd. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. candidates are gearing up for tomorrow's g-o-p caucuses here in nevada. many are making several stops throughout the silver state today. here's a live look from virginia city where republican presidential candidate ben carson will hold a town hall later this morning. he'll be at piper's opera house. doors open at 7:30 this morning and the event begins at 9:30. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada,

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